Crabtree TH

Area Status: Unreachable
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Crabtree Trailhead

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Summit Ranger District (HWY 108) Update May 15, 2023: Crabtree Road is under snow and not open. Check back at a later date for updates. 
Reservations: No reservation is required to use this trailhead. The trail leads directly into a Wilderness Area where a FREE wilderness permit is REQUIRED anytime a person or group travels OVERNIGHT. For overnight wilderness trips on the Stanislaus (into the Emigrant, Carson-Iceberg, or Mokelumne Wilderness), visitors must obtain a permit from the Summit Ranger Station (in person during office hours or self issue after hours).
Area Amenities: Interpretive Site,Tent camping,Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
Fees: No fee for a Wilderness Permit
Permit Info: A Wilderness permit is required for overnight camping within the Wilderness. 
Open Season: May - December
Usage: Heavy
Best Season: Fall
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: Read your Wilderness Permit for regulations.
Water: No Water
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Operated By: Forest Service

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Interpretive Site: Information board at trailhead.
Picnic tables: Some tables may be available
Tent camping: One night camping at trailhead for those entering or exiting Wilderness is permitted.
Parking: Many parking stalls. Please do not park blocking EMS and Fire Engine access.
Toilets: Vault toilet

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7,195 feet